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The Elephant Wrestler

138 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Northshore City, New Zealand
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Sun - Wed - 12.00pm – 10.30pm
Thurs - Sat - 12.00pm - 1.00am

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  • Disabled Access
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
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About The Elephant Wrestler

In 1912 a bloke who would soon become known as The Elephant Wrestler came to Takapuna. By 1939 he had world wrestling championship bout to his name and was also known to take on larger species of the animal kingdom thus said elephants came to fear him but locals came to love him. So let us raise a toast to your larger than life local.

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand, All You Can Eat, Banquet, BBQ & Grill, Child Friendly, Dessert, Gastro Pub, Pizza, Salads, Small Plates, Steak, Sunday Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Had a fab lunch today for our sons 13th birthday. Food and service awesome will be back for sure. Cheers

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Everything was great and food was lovely! Will be back

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

The shared food was value for money. It was yummy and plenty for 4 adults. We liked the concept of all you can do at veges, chips and salad. What was disappointing was the dessert. I think they need to rethink the dessert options. I had the Cinnamon Waffle and the waffle was so hard you could hardly cut into it with a spoon. The layout was much better than last time but we foud if you wanted a quiet dinner this is not the place as the restaurant is right next to the sports bar and can be very loud when it gets busy. The DJ pumped out great tunes later that night. All up 4/5 stars, but do revamp your dessert menu - that is usually my fav dish I most look forward to.

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Visited On Monday, 07 May 2018

Food was good but felt the meat pattie in my burger was pretty average not really a flavor that went wow Fish and chips were great and my wife’s Pork Belly although we weren’t keen on the crackling piece on top. Ice cream sundae for dessert which was big and yummy

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 May 2018

We where shouted last night for our regular attendance to a quiz night on Tuesday's. May I say on behalf of the group we were over whelmed with this gesture. Thank you so much. Really appreciated.

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Visited On Friday, 27 April 2018

Thanks for hosting a great event for us

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Visited On Thursday, 19 April 2018

Great food and service

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Visited On Friday, 20 April 2018

Great food, great service, waitresses were very helpful and friendly. Slow lamb shoulder and steak was excellent. Wouldn't do the ribs again.Glazed Carrot side and Chocolate pot was very yum! Happy hour was very loud so couldn't hear each other. But that's happy hour. So if wantt a quieter dinner, go after happy hour. Was very Happy to see a separate vegan and vegetarian menu. With a number of good options. Impressive. Majority of restaurants should offer more vegan and vegetarian full menus. Thanks guys we had a lovely and enjoyable meal and evening. We did prefer the previous, side wall seating booths though.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 April 2018

We had a great experience. Wonderful service, staff food and atmosphere. The man serving us commented on our children's manners and gave our children icecrean to reward them. We will be back and would recommend to others to go for graduation and events. Thankyou

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Awesome :)

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Visited On Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Thank you for helping us celebrate our graduation. Alex you have been fantastic to deal with! Thank you so much. Paula

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Visited On Friday, 13 April 2018

Great service from the young waitress Great vegetarian menu

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 April 2018

Our waitress was lovely, she was friendly and helpful.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 April 2018

Definitely will be coming back and I love the vegan menu, so many options. Vegan curry was amazing thankyou heaps

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Visited On Sunday, 01 April 2018

Love the Elephant Wrestler! Great menu, great staff and great atmosphere!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Love the Elephant Wrestler and love the new Menu!

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Visited On Friday, 09 March 2018

Great to deal with over the phone, staff were pleasant albeit quietly spoken (did make it hard to hear).

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